BAYTOWN – Police charged the ex-husband of a Houston-area realtor who was last seen before Hurricane Harvey in connection with her death.
Detectives discovered the body of missing Baytown woman Crystal McDowell two weeks after her disappearance. Her body was discovered Saturday, September 9 in a wooded area of west Chambers County, according to KHOU.
Steven McDowell, 44, is charged with murder.
The 37-year-old mother was last seen in Baytown on August 25, a day before Harvey reached Texas.
Texas EquuSearch looked for McDowell for more than two weeks, on foot and ATVS.
The sheriff said McDowell’s children are currently in the care of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, KHOU reports.
McDowell’s boyfriend, Paul Hargrave, said that she texted him about 24 hours before the catastrophic storm hit Houston.
She missed a meeting with a client Friday afternoon, and her uncle Jeff Walters reported her as a missing person Saturday.
All the while, Hurricane Harvey was wreaking
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